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Austin, Texas – Jan. 30, 2015 – Lee & Hayes PLLC, an industry-leading intellectual property (IP) law firm, recently relocated its Austin office at 13809 Research Boulevard to The Domain 7 at 11501 Alterra Parkway. The 15-person office occupies approximately 9,200 square feet of space on the fourth floor. Lee & Hayes is one of the first tenants in the recently constructed building.
“Since opening our Austin office in 2008, we have grown from one attorney to 11,” said Shaun Cross, CEO of Lee & Hayes. “Our goal is to continue to grow over the next few years. The new space accommodates this growth while placing us in the heart of a burgeoning community. We’re excited to be a part of that.”
The firm’s Austin office initially opened with the goal of servicing Lee & Hayes’ national and international client base. Nearly six years later, the office continues to service these clients, in addition to clients in Austin’s rising technology sector. The Austin office includes five partners and six attorneys, with expertise in all areas of IP, particularly patent acquisition and litigation within the semiconductor, software, telecommunications, biomedical, and oil and gas industries.
Over the next few years, Lee & Hayes will be looking to hire corporate, securities, tax, commercial litigation, and intellectual property litigation attorneys in the Austin office. The firm also plans to bolster its existing technology capabilities and add bench strength in the corporate and litigation practice groups.
“We are thrilled to be a part of The Domain in Austin,” said Peter Ayers, the lead litigation partner in Lee & Hayes’ Austin office. “Our new office places us in the heart of a growing tech community. We look forward to servicing the IP needs of our community from this new space.”
Ayers represents clients in patent litigation in both federal district court and before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. He was recently recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® as one of the 2015 Best Lawyers in America© for Intellectual Property Litigation.
The Domain is a 304-acre community located in Austin’s northwest corridor. Offering an urban location to live, work and play, The Domain includes ten acres of parks and jogging trails in addition to a shopping, dining and entertainment district. Upon completion, The Domain will include three hotels; 2 million square-feet of retail, dining and entertainment space; 4,500 residential units; and 3.5 million square-feet of office space.
About Lee & Hayes
Lee & Hayes, PLLC, is a dynamic law firm providing industry leading intellectual property counsel, as well as complementary legal services in corporate/securities, government relations and litigation. The firm focuses on providing strategic services to assist clients in finding business solutions. Attorneys offer a full range of IP assistance, analysis and counseling, together with corporate services ranging from business formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities, and IP and commercial litigation. Lee & Hayes’ clients develop technologies, products, and services in many different fields, including electronics, computer software/hardware, network technologies, semiconductor technologies, digital media, business and financial services, e-commerce and mobile commerce, telecommunications, aerospace, life sciences and nanotechnology.
The 148-person firm employs 84 attorneys and patent agents in offices in Atlanta; Austin; Portland-metro; Rochester, N.Y.; Seattle; Spokane; and Washington, D.C.-metro.
For more information, visit www.leehayes.com.